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Update: Police Statement On Darfield Incident

Monday April 8 2013


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A MAN has been detained under the Mental Health Act in Darfield.

Emergency services were called to Edward Street at about 3.35pm on Friday in response to a call expressing concerns for the welfare of a resident.

The man, in his early 40s, was talked out of the house by emergency services after reportedly locking himself in and was detained under the Mental Health Act.

Police, firemen and ambulance staff were camped at Middlewood Hall and the library throughout the day as a precaution as there had been initial reports of chemicals being present in the house.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said no chemicals were found in the house following a police search.

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Reply Posted by sue on Monday April 8 2013 at 10:03
poor love hope he gets the help he needs to get backnon track.xx

Reply Posted by john on Monday April 8 2013 at 10:04
Rumours are rumours. Probably 1,000,000 miles away from the actual truth

Reply Posted by Lara on Monday April 8 2013 at 11:16
Me, is that really any of your business? The man has been taken to a place of safety and it appears no 1 else was or is in danger it really isn't anything to do with anyone else

Reply Posted by Carl on Monday April 8 2013 at 11:24
So all those on the website who said it was a chemical spill need to get a life as they are clearly just making story's up for attention!

Reply Posted by Cathy on Monday April 8 2013 at 11:38
This man was clearly in a bad way for whatever reason. Hope he gets help and gets well soon.

Reply Posted by Concerned on Monday April 8 2013 at 13:35
Does it usually take 14 police cars, 8 fire engines and 6 ambulances to get one man into a van?

Reply Posted by me on Monday April 8 2013 at 14:31
exactly Concerned. and a friends mum was told to stay indoors apparently lara so how can u say no one else was in danger? obviously there was a danger. just glad he`s been apprehended and hope he gets wateva help & treatment he needs.

Reply Posted by Anon on Monday April 8 2013 at 14:45
He has a screw loose and only a matter of time befor he hurts someone innocent. I know you shouldn't judge he always gets locked up for assaults on people he is a piss head and a junkie so why doesn't something happen to him as he wasting police time

Reply Posted by dave wright on Saturday April 13 2013 at 12:59
a know him n hes good with chemicals hes already been in rampton n hes a danger

Reply Posted by Mr Poop on Saturday April 13 2013 at 13:00
Should have shot him